Goshen College tackling rising textbook costs with Akademos

Goshen College, a nationally ranked college in Indiana, is launching an online campus store in efforts to reduce the overall out-of-pocket costs from purchasing textbooks. Our latest partnership will give Goshen students greater access to low-cost course materials and a competitive marketplace for course content purchasing. In addition to course materials, the store will offer a wide selection of Goshen College and Maple Leafs merchandise and apparel. Faculty and administrators will also benefit from a suite of analytics tools to better track student engagement and support student success.

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SUNY Polytechnic Institute Launches Online Bookstore, Reducing Textbook Costs

New York State’s high-tech state university is launching an online bookstore to enhance student experience and improve affordability. Our newest partnership with SUNY Poly, one of U.S News & World Report’s Best Value Colleges and Best Colleges for Veterans in the Regional Universities-North category in 2021, is part of a new initiative to reduce the cost and increase the accessibility of course content for its nearly 3,000 students. After a thorough competitive bidding process, the university selected Akademos to create a new online bookstore operation that will offer all required textbooks and course materials through an integrated eCommerce experience.

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North Central University Launches Digital Initiative, Reducing Textbook Costs

Minneapolis-based North Central University is moving their online bookstore to Akademos! Our newest partnership with the private, non-profit Christian university will tackle rising textbook costs and equip faculty with course-level analytics on student engagement. Named #13 in U.S. News & World Report’s list of Top Performers on Social Mobility, North Central University today announced the launch of a new initiative designed to dramatically reduce the cost and increase the accessibility of course content for its 1,100 students.

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Buena Vista University Providing Students Affordable, Online Purchase of Course Materials

We are delighted to announce our newest partner school! Buena Vista University, a private university in Storm Lake, Iowa, joins a growing list of higher education institutions transitioning from a brick-and-mortar operation to an eCommerce solution for course content management and delivery. We will be their technology partner in transitioning to the online model for course material sales. The University will continue to sell merchandise on campus at the new Lehnus Campus Spirit Store, at pop up shop events, and through its food service operator.

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Eastern Mennonite University Optimizes Affordability and Convenience

We are excited to share our newest partnership with Eastern Mennonite University! EMU is working hard to help support students both academically and financially in this rapidly changing educational environment. The private liberal arts university in Virginia, historically known for its commitment to educating leaders who value peace, justice, and intercultural engagement, will bring additional long-term benefits to students through our course materials platform. The new online bookstore is set to launch to support the summer 2021 term. 

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Suncoast Technical College Selects Akademos to Support Accessibility and Affordability for Students

The new full service online bookstore offers significant savings, support, and service to the community

We are thrilled to announce our newest partnership with Suncoast Technical College. The community-focused technical education institution will now provide a full-service solution for course materials, uniforms, and merchandise to their growing educational community. The personalized online ordering technology solution will launch for the spring 2021 semester.

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